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  1. 4,848 votes
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      working on it  ·  321 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Integrate with Windows 10 notification center

      Use Windows 10 notification center for notifications

      1,808 votes
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        49 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        working on it  ·  Warren responded

        This is still being worked upon. Though I don’t have any details I do know the devs are really digging into this one, so I hope to have more information in the near future to share with you all.

        -Warren

      • Use built in notifications for macOS

        Notifications built into the OS (which all apps I've seen use other than Outlook and now Teams) are more functional and allow for more user control. Most importantly, they honor Do Not Disturb settings, which is critical.

        1,663 votes
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          185 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          working on it  ·  Warren responded

          This request is still actively being worked upon, but no new details are available.

          -Warren

        • Sound is too low and other sound problems

          VOLUME:

          The sound is too low!! Most people don't think it's even on. Let us customize the sound level, please.

          CUSTOMIZE SOUNDS:

          Right now sounds are all or nothing. This is not good. For example, you may want to have sound for Calls but not for chat or messages. There is a difference when you need to hear that someone is calling you – versus getting the constant bing/bing/bing on message chat.
          In addition – on commercial skype you could actually set sound notification channel or chat by channel or chat. Some things you want the bing – others it…

          1,087 votes
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            234 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            under review  ·  Warren responded

            This item is still under review. I’ll keep following up with the feature team and sharing all your feedback.

            -Warren

          • Notifications are easily missed

            The channel/team on which the notification has been made should stay more/better/longer visible so that you won't miss one. Slack is currently much better in that sense.

            1,026 votes
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              106 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              under review  ·  Warren responded

              This feature request is still being reviewed. The team is working hard to make numerous changes with regards to notifications, but they haven’t forgotten about this item.

              I hope to have more details soon.
              -Warren

            • Follow and unfollow conversation thread

              Hi,

              This idea is not new. Currently we have a lot of unnecessary notifications and i believe we need flexible options to either get rid of them or setup banner/alert. And we already got "Follow channel" option in the latest update:
              https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103-public/suggestions/16925461-allow-different-notifications-options-on-teams-and

              I think we should go forward and improve conversation/thread notifications.It's very annoying when you replied to the conversation and then it becomes spamming. You have no option to unfollow this conversation and keep receiving notifications. From the other hand, there are conversations where you either not mentioned directly by @ tag or not replied yet but want to…

              884 votes
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                48 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                working on it  ·  Warren responded

                The feature team is still working away on this feature request. No new updates at this time.
                -Warren

              • Add team wide reminders

                We have weekly bot reminders currently on Slack and that would be a big advantage to getting our whole team moved over.

                For example:
                - Tuesdays at noon: Reminder - team meeting in 30 minutes
                - Last Friday of month: Finish submitting hours
                - etc....

                724 votes
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                  34 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  under review  ·  Warren responded

                  This feature is under review by the feature team. No new feedback at this time.
                  -Warren

                • Mute a channel - (Mute Chat is complete)

                  I'd love to keep groups/channels in my list, but mute a channel so I don't get those. I get notified whenever some tags a channel eg @General, it's super distracting!

                  Also would like the possibility to mute a group chat, so no sound or mobile notification should be received for a user that chooses to mute some group chat.

                  711 votes
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                    107 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    working on it  ·  Warren responded

                    Mute a channel is still being worked upon. The team is still hard at work on this item. No updates at this time.

                    -Warren

                  • Make "Follow this channel" the default setting.

                    Usual Microsoft lack of UI intuition.
                    Channels should be followed by default with the user unfollowing it if they wish.

                    599 votes
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                      97 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      under review  ·  Warren responded

                      This item is still being reviewed and pending a decision. No new details at this time.

                      -Warren

                    • Persistent notification

                      I'm using Mac and one annoying thing is that I'm not getting notified of new messages in team channels (whether I'm mentioned or not) because I missed the banner in the top right of the screen, either from being away from my desk or focusing on my second screen. The red icon is added to the actual application icon in the dock menu when I get a direct chat but there should be something here to indicate that team chats have new messages

                      510 votes
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                        35 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        under review  ·  Warren responded

                        This item is still under consideration by the feature team.

                        -Warren

                      • Separate speakers for Notification Audio vs Call Audio (Desktop)

                        When headphones are always plugged in, it is easy to miss a notification. An option to specify different speakers for Call Audio vs Notification Audio would be awesome. Similar to Skype.

                        379 votes
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                          79 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Include notifications based on keywords.

                          We need to get notifications based on keywords. For example: I am a subject matter expert for SAP and I like to know when SAP is typed into a channel so I can offer assistance.

                          373 votes
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                            31 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            on the backlog  ·  Warren responded

                            Due to a priority shift we need to move this one onto the backlog again.

                            I’ll keep you posted once we can pick up the forward momentum again.

                            -Warren

                          • Browser/OS independent desktop notifications using HTML5

                            Not sure about the desktop clients because there isn't one available for my operating system. However, the web app is essentially unfit for purpose because I can't tell when anyone is trying to contact me unless I sit there, constantly staring at the app.

                            322 votes
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                              44 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              working on it  ·  Warren responded

                              This is still being worked upon and making good progress! Stay tuned for additional updates.

                              -Warren

                            • Multiple Notifications Bugs

                              Hello,

                              We have been testing Microsoft Teams for almost a week now, while we love the product; however, it is proving to be counter productive when it stops sending notifications, we are using alternative means to notify each other to check messages on MS Teams.

                              What we noticed for example is that if discussions continue in a thread for over a day, no new notifications whatsoever are being triggered. In some occasions, even though we have an ongoing discussion, notifications stop, but only work if you tag the other person, but again, this is not a new thread, so it…

                              276 votes
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                                31 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                thank you!  ·  Warren responded

                                I’m going to close this thread out with a Thank you!
                                The requests in this topic and many in the comments already exist in other UV items. Here is a list of some of the big ones which can be up-voted and commented upon in their respective threads.

                                Allow different notification options on Teams and Channels – http://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103/suggestions/16925461

                                Integrate with Windows notification center (native notifications) – http://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103/suggestions/16950997

                                Use built in notifications for macOS (native notifications) – http://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103/suggestions/16941685

                                Notifications are easily missed – http://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103/suggestions/18161440

                                Add Team wide reminders – http://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103/suggestions/17062255

                                Sound is too low and other sounds problems – http://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103/suggestions/18931243

                                Follow and unfollow conversation thread – http://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103/suggestions/18711997

                                Browser/OS independent desktop notifications using HTML5 – http://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103/suggestions/18671746

                                Please up-vote the appropriate topics you support.

                                -Warren

                              • Ability to Mute a Conversation Thread

                                Please allow the ability for individual users to mute replies to a thread they have participated in. Allow this to be a toggle located under the three dot menu or an additional hover button.

                                180 votes
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                                  14 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Create alias mention groups, or mention DLs like @here (Slack has this)

                                  Can we @mention everyone in the team at once (group) instead of using @ for every single name?

                                  Also, can we use a different first name than the system because people goes by different name?
                                  It will help if we can copy and paste the @ mention for new conversation.

                                  Basically, I'm looking to be able to create an "@" alias for different groups of people within a team.

                                  Use Case:
                                  We have a team with 3 designers, 2 mobile devs, 2 strategists, and 2 web devs. It would be nice to have the ability to set up tags like…

                                  176 votes
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                                    19 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Visual notification in systray of unread message (for both Mac and PC)

                                    When there is an unread message, it would be *very* helpful if the systray icon could have a visual indicator that something is unread.

                                    163 votes
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                                      18 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      we have this!  ·  Warren responded

                                      We have this!

                                      The system tray icon will show a red dot when new activity has occurred.
                                      When you see a red dot on the System tray icon and then mouse over the icon, a tooltip will display summarizing if you have a new chat or mention.

                                      -Warren

                                    • Notifications for teams

                                      I'm not receiving any notifications from teams.
                                      Each time I select anything in notification settings the selected setting disappears...

                                      148 votes
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                                        31 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        needs your feedback  ·  Warren responded

                                        Please add to the comments if you are experiencing this. I would like to know the OS and device you are using as well.

                                        I’ll bring this feedback to the feature team and help get this investigated.

                                        -Warren

                                      • Important Message Notification

                                        Currently, there does not seem to be any notification on any platform when a message in a Team/Channel is marked Important. Please put an option to be notified for important messages, even if you aren't actually mentioned in the post.

                                        114 votes
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                                          11 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                          under review  ·  Warren responded

                                          This item is still under review by the feature team. I hope to have a decision soon to share with you.

                                          -Warren

                                        • Turn off message preview in notification toast

                                          Currently, when I receive a message, a preview of this message is displayed in the notification toast. As we will be using Teams at work, it would be great for privacy if I had the option to turn off these previews, so the notification toast will just say "New Message from XY"

                                          108 votes
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